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2010-04-06 07:39:36

At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the most powerful magnetic detectors in the world is helping screen high-risk pregnant patients for rare but very serious fetal heart rhythm problems.

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2010-03-24 13:50:00

A new model of the Earth, 20 years in the making, describes a dynamic three-dimensional puzzle of planetary proportions.

2010-03-11 14:25:08

Materials scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed a way to harvest small amounts of waste energy and harness them to turn water into usable hydrogen fuel.

2010-02-28 08:22:44

Exerting delicate control over a pair of atoms within a mere seven-millionths-of-a-second window of opportunity, physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created an atomic circuit that may help quantum computing become a reality.

2010-02-25 15:16:26

A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has developed a highly efficient, environmentally friendly process that selectively converts gamma-valerolactone, a biomass derivative, into the chemical equivalent of jet fuel.

2010-02-22 17:23:30

Genetic interactions between avian H5N1 influenza and human seasonal influenza viruses have the potential to create hybrid strains combining the virulence of bird flu with the pandemic ability of H1N1, according to a new study.

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2010-02-17 08:30:50

A software program created by an engineer at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (UWM) can not only predict the types of specialized cells a stem cell will produce, but also foresee the outcome before the stem cell even divides.

2010-02-15 14:20:56

The great promise of induced pluripotent stem cells is that the all-purpose cells seem capable of performing all the same tricks as embryonic stem cells, but without the controversy.

2010-02-10 14:10:00

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing attention being paid to marketing accountability, firms must justify their advertising expenditures with financial results. Drs.

2010-02-05 14:37:14

The amount of time children spend in institutional care may affect how their brains develop.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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